Project of the Month

These programs allow talented underprivileged teenagers to fulfill their potential by providing them with a challenging program of enrichment and leadership training at the Ruppin Institute of Marine Science. Talented 7th graders from all backgrounds of Israeli society in the lower socio-economic levels are chosen - programs run for 2 years.


  • 22. September 2016 - 8:00

    "I learned so much!!" was tgivsmartphonessept1.jpghe phrase quoted most by the 21 participants who attended the ESRA Givatayim meeting with Leslie Rose of last Wednesday. Leslie gave us an invaluable lesson on how to take best advantage of the camera on your smartphone.
  • 23. August 2016 - 8:00
    A new activity group has formed in Ra’anana under the auspices of ESRA. Nordic Poles in hand, we meet by the lake in Park Ra’anana every Monday evening ‎‎at 7pm to walk together and gain some total body exercise as we go.
  • 4. August 2016 - 8:00
    Following on previous successful similar events, ESRA Haifa held a Games Evening in July, this time hosted by Cora and John Tresman in their spacious apartment on the Carmel.
  • 16. July 2016 - 8:00
    Last evening Barbara Blum ‎brought Elvis Presley to life with tales of his rise to fame, ‎his love of his mother, his immense popularity and ‎unimaginable  success.
  • 17. June 2016 - 8:42
    Frank Taylor is one of our special volunteers who has undertaken over the past few years, to ‎take two groups of our kids from the Students Build a Community Project in Hefzibah and ‎coach them in English in a really fun way.
  • 11. June 2016 - 8:00
    ESRA’s First Conference held on 22 May 2016 was the culmination of six months’ hard work. ‎The committee co-chaired by Maddy Levine and Glenis Bertfield, comprised 6 people - ESRA Director, Yonit Gurfinkel ‎kept us on the straight and narrow making sure that we were working within the ‎boundaries of the Amuta.‎
  • 9. June 2016 - 8:00
    Every year the Institute manages to give us new surprises at the End-of-Year Ceremony for the ‎2 groups of  teenagers in our 'Excellence Project' who study once a week at the Ruppin Marine Science Institute - 36 kids in all.‎
  • 7. June 2016 - 8:00
    ESRA Karmiel chose a most auspicious day for its visit to Jerusalem choosing the day following Yom Yerushalayim, to witness the ‎very essence of democracy in our adopted land. Thirty six people took part including members from Karmiel area, Yokneam and Zichron Yaakov, vatikim and new olim (in conjunction with Nefesh ‎B’Nefesh Go North).
  • 6. June 2016 - 20:00
    Another year of social gatherings, activities and happy evenings of this special club, culminated ‎in an end-of-year visit to the Ramat Gan Safari. As the theme of this year’s meetings was ‎communication, it was a fitting end to use our skills to communicate with the animals.‎
  • 6. June 2016 - 8:00
    There was a last minute change of speaker at the ESRA Haifa evening event on Sunday 5 June. Due to a death in her family Hava Karrie arranged for the Deputy Director of the Golda Meir Mt. Carmel International Training Centre to take her place.